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  • Telecom Argentina Provides 30% Return For ValuEngine Newsletter 0 comments
    Aug 20, 2013 11:07 AM | about stocks: TEO

    VALUATION WARNING: Our models find that overvaluation is at levels typically seen when market pullbacks occur. Overvalued stocks assigned a valuation now make up 75% of our universe and 42% of the stocks assigned a valuation are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. 15 of 16 sectors are calculated to be overvalued--14 of them by double digits.

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    --Telecom Argentina Provides 30% Return for VE View

    TELECOM ARGENTINA (NYSE:TEO) holds a license to provide basic telephone service and fixes telecommunications links in the northern region of the Argentine Republic. The Company contributes to the country?s economic and social development by means of incorporating the latest technological advances achieved to-date in the field of telecommunications world-wide.

    TELECOM ARGENTINA currently leads our long-only ValuEngine View portfolio newsletter. When originally selected for the View this month, the stock was at $15.23/share. As of yesterday's close, the stock was at $19.91/share for a gain in excess of 30%.

    ValuEngine continues its STRONG BUY recommendation on TELECOM ARGENTINA for 2013-08-19. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that TELECOM ARGENTINA has the probability to OUTPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE P/E Ratio and Momentum.

    Below is today's data on TEO:

     

     

    ValuEngine Forecast

       
     

    Target Price*

    Expected Return

    1-Month

    20.21

    1.51%

    3-Month

    21.99

    10.47%

    6-Month

    22.89

    14.96%

    1-Year

    23.51

    18.09%

    2-Year

    29.48

    48.09%

    3-Year

    34.08

    71.17%

     

           

    Valuation

    n/a

    Valuation Rank

    80

    1-M Forecast Return

    1.51%

    1-M Forecast Return Rank

    99

    12-M Return

    62.53%

    Momentum Rank

    89

    Sharpe Ratio

    0.07

    Sharpe Ratio Rank

    63

    5-Y Avg Annual Return

    3.78%

    5-Y Avg Annual Rtn Rank

    67

    Volatility

    56.92%

    Volatility Rank

    44

    Expected EPS Growth

    1.22%

    EPS Growth Rank

    22

    Market Cap (billions)

    3.92

    Size Rank

    84

    Trailing P/E Ratio

    6.77

    Trailing P/E Rank

    98

    Forward P/E Ratio

    6.69

    Forward P/E Ratio Rank

    96

    PEG Ratio

    5.56

    PEG Ratio Rank

    5

    Price/Sales

    0.81

    Price/Sales Rank

    69

    Market/Book

    2.03

    Market/Book Rank

    48

    Beta

    1.43

    Beta Rank

    34

    Alpha

    0

    Alpha Rank

    59

    Market Overview
     

     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe

     

    Stocks Undervalued

    25.02%

    Stocks Overvalued

    74.98%

    Stocks Undervalued by 20%

    9.98%

    Stocks Overvalued by 20%

    41.96%

    Sector Overview

    Sector

    Change

    MTD

    YTD

    Valuation

    Last 12-MReturn

    P/E Ratio

    Aerospace

    -2.11%

    -0.51%

    25.70%

    21.80% overvalued

    34.28%

    17.5

    Auto-Tires-Trucks

    -0.54%

    1.71%

    38.44%

    28.11% overvalued

    43.12%

    20.48

    Basic Materials

    -1.26%

    2.71%

    2.57%

    3.42% undervalued

    -21.42%

    19.97

    Business Services

    -0.60%

    -1.66%

    69.14%

    19.55% overvalued

    24.01%

    23.3

    Computer and Technology

    -0.93%

    -0.93%

    25.99%

    22.01% overvalued

    23.22%

    29.75

    Construction

    -0.84%

    -2.45%

    25.84%

    16.46% overvalued

    31.30%

    24.49

    Consumer Discretionary

    -0.67%

    -0.49%

    28.32%

    23.46% overvalued

    27.15%

    24.32

    Consumer Staples

    -0.61%

    -2.18%

    14.42%

    17.73% overvalued

    17.97%

    21.5

    Finance

    -1.04%

    -1.92%

    22.31%

    18.70% overvalued

    15.03%

    17.49

    Industrial Products

    -0.59%

    1.23%

    32.70%

    20.17% overvalued

    29.38%

    21.5

    Medical

    -0.39%

    0.14%

    194.76%

    19.17% overvalued

    21.94%

    26.29

    Multi-Sector Conglomerates

    -1.33%

    -0.20%

    5.95%

    25.14% overvalued

    13.39%

    17.3

    Oils-Energy

    -1.37%

    -3.31%

    20.05%

    5.77% overvalued

    2.78%

    26.51

    Retail-Wholesale

    -0.58%

    -3.29%

    28.87%

    23.91% overvalued

    34.93%

    23.3

    Transportation

    -0.63%

    -1.87%

    18.28%

    19.81% overvalued

    24.84%

    19.13

    Utilities

    -1.33%

    -1.42%

    11.52%

    9.18% overvalued

    8.55%

    18.83

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Stocks: TEO
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